Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

7 Tips for Successful Apartment Subletting

Hana Ames

 · Jul 28, 2020

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Subletting, also known as subleasing, is the process in which you find someone to move into your apartment for a preset period of time and live there in your place. This could be for many reasons

People choose to sublet their apartments for a number of reasons. Perhaps they’re going away for a long holiday or returning home from school for the summer. Any time you’re going to be living elsewhere for an extended period of time is a good time to consider subletting your apartment.

Cole Nemeth

 · Oct 12, 2017

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Subletting your apartment is risky business. That risk is compounded when you sublet to strangers who respond to your ad on the Internet or locally. Some tenants want to sublet to avoid paying rent on a vacant apartment, or as a way to earn extra cash. However, there are 5 reasons why subletting your apartment […]

Staff Writer

 · Mar 18, 2010

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Lease clauses are pretty much uniform, and knowing what to expect ahead of time can help you prepare for many scenarios. Every lease agreement contains legal language that won’t come into play, until there’s a law suit. However, there are clauses that will apply as soon you sign the lease, and those are the ones […]

Staff Writer

 · Jan 20, 2010

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Life happens and there are a number of factors out there that could require you to opt for subletting your apartment. Few life transitions or changes line up neatly with apartment lease terms. You could get a job in a new city or hit financial circumstances that make your current apartment unaffordable, leaving you unable […]

Staff Writer

 · Jan 9, 2010

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When you’re strapped for cash, it may be worth considering whether your apartment complex allows you to sublet parking spots. An unneeded parking spot may be the answer to your financial problems. Is Subletting Parking Spots Allowed? Apartment complexes vary in their policies for subletting your parking spot. To determine your options, first read your […]

Lisa Bernstein

 · Nov 6, 2009

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Are you thinking about subletting your apartment to someone while you’re away? It’s a great opportunity to earn additional income if your lease agreement allows it. Here are 5 factors to consider before you let someone move into your personal space: 1. Legal Protections The number one factor to consider is whether you are legally […]

Staff Writer

 · Oct 16, 2009

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At some point in your life as a renter, the situation may present itself that you need to move out of your apartment before your apartment lease has expired. Often, the early termination of a rental agreement results in expensive penalties or the loss of your security deposit; so you may ask yourself, “Can I […]

Emily Gojko

 · Aug 11, 2009

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When you make the decision to sublet your apartment, you have also made the decision to, yourself, become a landlord. It is important to consider the legal ramifications of your decision, and it is important to go about the sublet properly to ensure that you do not have any legal issues. Follow these guidelines in […]

Emily Gojko

 · Jul 29, 2009

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Real estate agents and home owners have been using staging techniques for years: by creating an atmosphere that a buyer can easily picture herself in, it’s easier to sell a property. The same techniques can be used to quickly sublet an apartment. With just a few changes, you’ll find that your apartment is much easier […]

Oh My Apartment

 · Jul 28, 2009

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